Blythburgh: Boy, 17, arrested over road crash in which two men died

Teenager arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed

Teenager arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed - Credit: Archant

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after two men died in a road crash at the weekend.

At around 9.30pm on Saturday police received a report that a grey Citroen Berlingo had collided with the White Hart pub on the A12 in Blythburgh.

Christopher Doran, a 19-year-old man from Cheltenham and Jonny Cash, an 18-year-old from Ashford were pronounced deceased on scene.

Four other males, believed to be in their late teens/early twenties, were also injured in the collision.

One remains in Addenbrooke’s Hospital and two others remain in Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital - all in a stable condition.


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A fourth male, who was taken to Ipswich Hospital and released today, has since been arrested by police.

The 17-year-old boy from the Wokingham area has been taken to the Martlesham Police Investigation Centre where he awaits questioning.

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Anyone with information should contact police at the Serious Collision Investigation Team on 101.

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